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One of the largest public plazas in the world, the Zócalo is the heart of Mexico City and is one of the city's most famous attractions.
Calle Plaza de La Constitucion S/N, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always something going on! It's beautiful! Make sure to see it both in the daytime and night-time. It is lit up so beautifully!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank cinja500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always something to do and an incredible cathedral to see! Must go to while in CDMX! Great restaurants with balcony overlooking the square as well

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Benjamin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed across the street from the Zócalo. At night the buildings surrounding the plaza look spectacular and the Mexican flag is amazing. We were there when they took down the flag which was a feat in the wind. During the day there are performers...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Gmanbumpy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking close to this beautiful historical Cathedral and the government buildings. Also can find wonderfully hand crafted gifts to take home. Enjoy a walk about here.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Across from the cathedral, site of fairs and festivals, Zocalo is in the heart of historic Mexico City! Go to experience the crowds and the sights, but keep track of your belongings! One of the largest such squares anywhere in the world.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This grand square is where everything comes together - and has for generations. Government. Commerce. Religion. Citizens. Visitors. All in one historic - very large - center of everything. This is where "it" is always happening. Don't miss Zocolo. It captures the pulse of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With the little time we had in Mexico City we decided to spend it in Zocalo. It was a unique experience and felt like we truly got a feel for Mexican history and culture. We explored on our own after an Uber ride from the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Lei0224
Reviewed March 19, 2019

So much activity- dancing, singing, hawking of all kinds of food and goods. There is no end to the street entertainment amongst the beautiful historic buildings

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ljz53
Reviewed March 18, 2019

It's worth a day to walk to the many attractions in the area. I followed a walking tour described in Lonely Planet, and it took me to some fun places (a market and a bar) that I would not have found on my own.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Hank M
Reviewed March 17, 2019

The place condense the history of Mexico and America. Its architecture (buildings and streets) still continues remembering us what their people actively were centuries ago. Zocalo must be visited when coming to Mexico.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank viajerosdelavida
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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September 20, 2018|
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Response from JayPFrancis | Reviewed this property |
No, they aren't.
April 3, 2018|
Response from H8456YXjosem | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be plenty of time to walk around and visit the church & possibly the museums. This is definitely not a whole day thing, after 2-3 hours you would want to get some rest or go have something to eat.
January 19, 2018|
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Response from calvara2001 | Reviewed this property |
If weather is fine, you should seen at least one group. There are no scheduled performances. They are street dancers. Purely tourist stuff.